To call the game against Calgary tonight huge is a massive understatement. The Wild have lost 10 of 11, and dropping another in division game isn't going to help. Another late start with a 9:00 PM game (CST) reminds us all how much realignment benefits the fan base. Wait, what happened to realignment? Le sigh...
Wild Mid-Season Report - The Wild are looking for success. Someone get these guys a treasure map.
A stathead's dream - A look at some of the Wild statistics from the first half of the season.
News across the NHL:
Realignment plan, modified playoff delayed - From the AP, which got their story from the NHL Front Offices. Don't believe everything Mr. Bettman wants you to believe about the "big, bad players' union".
NHLPA Blocks the Realignment - StarTribune look at the Union's block of the realignment
Realignment allegedly off; Wild's Swedes reach pinnacle; Wild recoups and Bouchard hurt - The Rant's version of the realignment block.
Matchsticks and Gasoline - News from behind enemy lines
Flames make a deal with Lightning - No, the Bolts didn't get a goalie. They're still in the running to overpay for Harding.
It’s only ever been Jarome Iginla and the Calgary Flames - If you don't expect a lot out of Ryan Lambert, you won't be disappointed.